WoRMS taxon details

Glareola ocularis Verreaux, 1833

212722  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212722)

accepted
Species
marine
Description Length: 23-25 cm. Plumage: dark brown above to chest; crown darker; upper belly rufous, lower belly and crissum white; white...  
Description Length: 23-25 cm. Plumage: dark brown above to chest; crown darker; upper belly rufous, lower belly and crissum white; white sub-ocular line from corner of bill to above ear coverts; underwing coverts rufous. Tail shallowly forked. Immature with rufous edging to feathers of back, eye streak rufous, upper breast streaked rufous; chin yellowish. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black with red base; feet and legs black. Habitat: estuaries, mudflats and sand dunes. Intra African migrant. Breeds Madagascar. <389><391> [details]
WoRMS (2018). Glareola ocularis Verreaux, 1833. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=212722 on 2018-05-25
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1998-07-17 10:53:12Z
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2011-04-04 12:52:34Z
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basis of record Urban, E.K., C.H. Fry & S. Keith (1986). The Birds of Africa, Volume II. Academic Press, London. [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Length: 23-25 cm. Plumage: dark brown above to chest; crown darker; upper belly rufous, lower belly and crissum white; white sub-ocular line from corner of bill to above ear coverts; underwing coverts rufous. Tail shallowly forked. Immature with rufous edging to feathers of back, eye streak rufous, upper breast streaked rufous; chin yellowish. Bare parts: iris brown; bill black with red base; feet and legs black. Habitat: estuaries, mudflats and sand dunes. Intra African migrant. Breeds Madagascar. <389><391> [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Madagaskarvorkstaartplevier  [details]
English Madagascar pratincole  [details]
French glaréole malgache  [details]
German Madagaskarbrachschwalbe  [details]